Dr. Kissinger has received a two year grant from the National Institutes of Health. The title of the project is “Resolution of Genome Duplications in Tosoplasma gondii”
Amanda Bouffier published “A MINE Alternative to D-Optimal Designs for the Linear Model” in PLOS One.
To read the article, click here.
The Institute of Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a tenure-track faculty position in bioinformatics or computational biology starting August 2015. We welcome applications from candidates with experience in any area of bioinformatics or biological data science/data analytics research.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the sciences or any related field and a strong research record at the interface of computing and life science. The successful candidate will join our highly-active interdisciplinary program in Bioinformatics (http://iob.uga.edu) with a tenure home in one of the following Franklin College Departments: Computer Science, Genetics or Plant Biology (http://www.franklin.uga.edu/academics/departments.php). The candidate will be expected to maintain a rigorous, externally funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of their three best publications, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (no more than 4 pages total) as a single PDF file to https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs/apply.php?id=92. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded separately to the same web site. The committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2014, and continue until the position has been filled.
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an EEO/AA Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities. The University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the United States, is a land/sea grant institution located in the city of Athens (http://visitathensga.com/), 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.
Institute of Bioinformatics graduate student Deli Liu published a paper in the July issue of Cancer Research
Click on the title to read the article: Molecular Homology and Difference between Spontaneous Canine Mammary Cancer and Human Breast Cancer
Institute of Bioinformatics Associate Faculty member Travis Glenn recently published a paper in the journal Nature. To read this article, please follow the link below.
The research of Dr. Ying Xu was highlighted in UGA Today.
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The latest book by Dr. Ying Xu, along with co-authors Drs. J. David Puett and former lab member Juan Cui, Cancer Bioinformatics has been published by Springer.
Lexiang Ji was first author on a paper that was recently published by Frontiers in Genetics. The paper, linked below, is titled, Methylated DNA is over-represented in whole-genome bisulfite sequencing data.
The Quantitative Biology Consulting Group (QBCG) was featured in the September 15, 2014 edition of UGA’s COLUMNS Newspaper. The Cybersights article showcases QBCG’s redesigned website.